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Principles of Product Design: Learn Fast, Guess Less

Principles of Product Design: Learn Fast, Guess Less

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Recently, we sat down with Aarron Walter — VP of Design Education at InVision and author of A Book Apart’s Designing for Emotion — for a Shopify Partner Session webinar. 

In his presentation, Aarron discussed seven actionable principles of product design that he’s learned over the years of working for, and observing, Fortune 500 companies. We’ve decided to deep dive into the first principle — guess less — to help you gather and analyze the feedback you need to be more successful in your designing endeavors.

In this article, you'll learn:

  • What "guess less" means in the context of product design
  • How you can implement a "guess less" workflow in your day-to-day design process
  • Which tools you should be using to help your business guess less

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Product Management Basics: Identifying Customer Pain Points and Validating Ideas

Product Management Basics: Identifying Customer Pain Points and Validating Ideas

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Identifying customer pain points and validating ideas are fundamental to building successful products. For most first-time entrepreneurs, these components, along with product management in general, are foreign concepts with relatively high learning curves.

In this article you'll find:

  • Why problem identification, market validation, and feedback are important to the product management lifecycle.
  • Resources to improve your knowledge in each of these areas.
  • Insight from Shopify Partners on these fundamental areas of product management. 

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Sketchnoting 101: Tips For Improving Your Visual Vocabulary

Sketchnoting 101: Tips For Improving Your Visual Vocabulary

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Sketchnoting is the practice of combining visual language (icons or images) with written text to clarify thoughts, develop ideas, and communicate with others. 

Recently, we sat down with Eva-Lotta Lamm, Sketchnoter extraordinaire, for a Shopify Partner Session webinar, where we chatted about how you can start using sketchnoting to improve your project and design workflows.

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Web Design Clients

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Web Design Clients

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At some point, every web design freelancer or agency encounters challenges in their search for clients. It could be that you're having trouble finding your first client, you're struggling to maintain a steady flow of clients, or maybe you're looking for more qualified leads. Regardless of which scenario you fall under, we've put together the ultimate guide to help you score more web design clients.

In this article you will find: 

  • 6 strategies you can use to find web design clients.
  • Best practices when using each of these strategies with real-world examples.
  • Various resources to help you in your search for clients.

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The Unite Checklist: How to Maximize Your Time at Unite 2017

The Unite Checklist: How to Maximize Your Time at Unite 2017

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Without proper preparation, freelancers and agencies can miss out on the opportunities that make conferences a valuable investment in themselves, and their businesses. With this in mind, we’ve made a checklist to get you in tip-top shape for Unite 2017!

In this article you will find:

  • What to do before you come to Unite 2017.
  • Strategies and questions to keep in mind during the conference.
  • A teaser for a special Unite surprise and how you should get ready for it.

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Unite 2017: Take the Path That Leads to More Entrepreneurs (and Other Keynotes)

Unite 2017: Take the Path That Leads to More Entrepreneurs (and Other Keynotes)

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This year, attendees left Shopify’s Unite with a lot to think about. New developer tools, new resources, new techniques and strategies for Shopify-specific projects — everything Shopify Partners and Developers need to prepare for the future of commerce. In case you missed them, we've rounded up the keynotes from Day 1 of Shopify Unite 2017.

In this article you will find:

  • Announcements from Day 1 of Shopify Unite 2017.
  • Video recordings of the keynote speeches from Day 1.
  • Where to go to find Day 1 Track Sessions.

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